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Mrs Elys Travesty #31

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The cemetery lay alone on the mountainside looking down on the town, its only companions two derelict structures. One, the ruins of an old chapel whose graveyard had been expanded into the municipal cemetery; the other, on the opposite side of the road, a half-built secondary school, all boarded windows, unfinished brickwork and scrub, a victim of education cuts and lies about austerity, decaying even before it neared completion.
The lonely road that passed it linked two towns so there was occasional traffic passing through but rarely did anything stop here. Those that did stop, stopped only to mourn.

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    Neville Hunt about 1 month ago

    What a dismal place to lay them there bones.

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    Drew Martyn about 1 month ago

    Very loosely based on the cemetery in the town I was bought up in :)

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    Neville Hunt about 1 month ago

    Poor you!

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